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Bill Gates

William Henry Gates IIIBorn: October 28, 1955 in Seattle, WAFamily:Dad- William Gates II Mom- Mary GatesSisters- Kristianne & Libby GatesMarriage: Married to Melinda Gates and has three children

Bill Gates and Microsoft

Facts About Bill Gates:- Bill Gates began programming computers at age 13- Bill Gates aimed to be a millionare by age 30, but he was a billionare by age 31- Bill Gates earns about $250 per second. That's about $20 million a day and about $7.2 billion a year!- the first computer software made by Gates was a tic-tac-toe game

Facts About Microsoft:- Microsoft was founded in 1975- Microsoft was orginally called "Micro-soft"- Microsoft has about 90,000 employees working for the whole company- The company's most recently reported revenues were about $74 billion- In 2010 Microsoft agreed to donate $2,500 every time Stephen Colbert said "Bing!" during an episode of the Colbert Report- During 2009 only 30 Microsoft stores were open while Apple Inc. had 370 stores globally- Microsoft helped founded companies such as Google, Verizon, and Yahoo

Windows was released in 1983

How did Bill Gates get his inspiration for Microsoft?- Started hacking school computers at age 13- Saw that the world's first computer maker needed someone to do further programming to it- Bill and friend Paul Allen took the job

Bill Gates went to college at Harvard but dropped out and went to Honeywell college with Paul Allen, his co-founder of Microsoft- Bill Gates's SAT score was 1590 out of 1600

Microsoft changed the world because...- It was the first real software program- It put a computer in every family's home that could afford it- Because of its billion dollar profit, Bill Gates used the money to benefit the world using the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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